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falling some california proposition is that to solve the ballot yesterday. this is proposition 30 here is our turn out over forming support for proposition 30 to increase education tax. it was billed as a tax hike to rescue the state's school. it was supported by governor jerry brown. it will raise $6 million annually by increasing the sales tax by a quarter cent for four years in raising income tax on the wealthy by 3 percent for seven years ticket of the brown has emerged victorious in this year's election the measure was leaving just over-- earlier results showed the measure cruising slowly but it can gain momentum after 2:00 a.m. with a difference of more than 500,000 votes. in a rally just before midnight brown declared victory sang the overstate of camelot ossicles. >> people would not otherwise agree on many things came together they can to get from many reasons. the core reason that brought people together in support of proposition 30 was the belief in our schools and our universities and in the capacity of the state government to make some wise investments that will benefit al
the california voters. >> here we go again. could see some more records set in the bay area but some major changes are coming our way. we'll talk about that coming up. >> if you are commuting through the dublin interchange, everything looks good so far. we still have overnight roadwork. we'll thank you you about that coming up. >>> good morning, it's tuesday, november 6. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everybody. i'm frank mallicoat. it is 5:00 which means it's 8:00 back east. and voting has started in some states today for the presidential election. >> and here in california, polls will open two hours from now. they will stay open until 8:00 tonight. president obama finished campaigning yesterday but mitt romney is heading to ohio and pennsylvania for one more day on the campaign trail and we have live team coverage on local and national voting. bigad shaban is in chicago, president obama's home city. bigad. >> reporter: the president's return here to chicago comes after two days of intense campaigning in the battleground states of ohio, florida, wisconsin, new hampshire and colorado. his tou
:30 this morning. >>> california especially the bay area saw tough congressional races, including one upset due to new primary runoff system. katie marzullo joins us with a closer look. >> reporter: this is the house of representatives map. here's what won't surprise you, blue, blue, blue, the whole bay area voting democrat. we want to focus on three races starting in district three. he has held state or federal office for 40 years and he hangs on to it in a close race you can see the numbers five -54% to the republican's 46% she is someone who national republicans thought would give them a good chance of getting a seat in the house that would not be the case. in the east bay to district 9 this was tricky, lines have been newly redrawn people thought the incumbent mcinnerney wouldn't be able to hold on to his seat, he does he wins 54% to gill's 46% in district 9. district 15, massive upset maybe the biggest in the state. pete stark who has held the office since 1973 known as dean of california delegation is out and he loses to fellow democrat due to the new primary system democrat vs. departmen
tuman, thank you. >>> well, california reached an all-time high of 18.2 million registered voters in the last week. a field poll estimate says voter turnout would reach 70% yesterday nationwide voter turnout was lighter than in 2008 but polls in virginia and florida had to stay open late to accommodate long lines of voters. >> i have to tell you that i voted in a garage yesterday. >> i know you did. >> it was a first. i had never even heard of that, lawrence. >> that's what we do in california, michelle. wherever we need to vote, that's where we go. it was a great day yesterday but what changes we're seeing this morning! low clouds and fog have swept back onshore. the sea breeeze is kicking in so temperatures will be a whole lot different outside today. we have some dense fog out there, as well. so watch out for that. a little misty at the coastline. some fog made its way inside the bay as well, some dense fog showing up in some of the north bay valleys. 54 degrees now in san francisco. 57 in san jose. 51 in santa rosa. high pressure now giving way to that trough that's sitting al
california. in the meantime, in manhattan, cheers tonight when their lights went back on. >> con edison had hoped to restore power to all of manhattan by tonight. it now looks like it will be tomorrow night so some blackouts may linger lo longer than that. across the entire region. three and a half million are still without power. statue of liberty is closed indefinitely. statue had reopened last week after a $30 million overhaul. >> we have a good samaritan story to bring you. joe ignored the risks to his own life to save a taxi driver who was stuck in the flood zone. he waded into chest high water to pump the water out of his suv. he says the driver looked like he was praying and preparing to die but he was saved and he is okay. the taxi driver is on the left and the other is on the right. >>> moving on today is the first full day of operation impact where the california highway patrol is helping them stop a surge in violent crime. much of the focus is on east oakland. laura anthony rode along with the chp. >> that truck has no license plate. >> dan hill is cruising down international bou
there are already 373 prisoners convicted of terrorist acts in prisons across the country. california center diane feinstein released the report. >>> today there is a job fair specifically for military veterans. the recruit military job fair started at 11 at the oakland coliseum and runs until three. recruiters from many including pg&e, chevron, lowe's and amtrak will be looking for new workers. veterans, members of the military rear their families invited to attend. >> this is for you. a staircase in san francisco's sunset neighborhood will get a makeovero. this saturday kicks off the first of three workshops. volunteers will be out there preparing tiles to decorate the 16th avenue steps, . the 148 step staircase will be decorated with a mosiac that shows plant and animal species from california. >> that is cost i like that. >>> what's going on on the peninsula? >> we have a traffic advisory on the peninsula in wood side. king's mountain road is blocked east and westbound traffic because of a stalled big rig. it's close to the park if you know the area and the road may not be open until after
28 million gallons on the way. northern california is sending teams to help them recover from the storm. a second pg&e team to help restore power and coastguard teams from novato and alameda have been sent to that region. >>> under pressure to meet the immediate needs of his city, the mayor reversed himself and cancelled tomorrow's new york marathon. sergio quintana talked with bay area runners that were among 47,000 others in place for the world's largest marathon. >> this would have been the ninth marathon she participated in but she cancelled her plans after seeing the devastation is still dealing with. >> i didn't think it was right to pull resources to help runners when there is no power or today or heat. >> she along with half a dozen runners had trained for months to run the new york marathon. some did make the trip. chris king flew in and checked in for the race. >> we picked up a race number. >> donald made the trip. he spoke to us by skype. >> i it was extremely conflicted about running this race. as long as it was on, i thought it was safe. >> the mayor said the rac
their votes early. tonight election night party [ unintelligible ] >>> here in california one of the most closely watched races today will be prop 30. amy hollyfield joins you live from oakland where the governor is expected to cast his ballot in the next hour. >> reporter: here at fire station 6, governor brown will be surrounded by teachers and students he is not the only one advocating for the proposition. yesterday former labor secretary robert reich held a rally. regents said tuition would go up $2400 next semester without prop 30. governor brown held rallies yesterday across the state. students who are against prop 30 say they resent the fact that legislatures haven't better protected education funding. first the governor as he gets biblical about it. >> read the gospel of luke chapter 12, verse 48 where it says those to whom much has been given, much will be required. that's what prop 30 it tells those who have done the best pay a little back. >> students don't have a voice they don't have a strong lobby in sacramento that's why politicians feel comfortable cutting education first.
restrictions on what kind of gas can be burned. northern california are sending teams to help with the storm. a second pg&e team is on the way to help restore power. coast guard teams from novato and alameda have been sent and they will help with the removal of hazardous waste. >> michael bloomberg reversed himself today and cancelled the new york marathon. we talked to bay area runners who are among 47,000 others already in place for the word's largest marathon. >> this would have been the ninth marathon andy mitchell participated in and would have been her financial race but she cancelled cancelled her plans after she saw what they were dealing with. >> i didn't think it was right to pull resources to help runners when there were people missing, no water, no power, no food, no heat. it didn't seem right at all. >> she, along with half a dozen other runners in san francisco, trained for months to run the marathon. some made the trip. kim checked in. >> we picked up our race number here and, you know, some merchandise as well. >> donald cutler also made the trip. he spoke to us by skype. >>
of luck. he was arrested last night at the airport. he was on his way home in southern california. we are told he took off his watch and put it in a bin with his carry i don't know and covered in with coat. >> the watch had on it a toggle switch, a series of fuses, a series of wires protruding from it, a circuit board. >> the alameda county sheriff's department said even though he was not in possess eggs of explosives, the bomb squad determined he had what was needed to make a timing device for a bomb. and his boots were two sizes too big and stuffed with layers of in soles, just like the shoe bomber, richard read. >> he had what appeared to be a homemade cavity in there. >> an area where things could be stashed. and his shirt was military style. it was what soldiers can use to stop the bleeding it if their arm is injured. and police want to find out what was really going on. nelson said there is always the concern that this could have been a dry run. in the newsroom, abc7 news. >>> a group of nudists plan to protest in san francisco today hoping to convince supervisors to vote agains
to deliver gas to ports. they are easing restrictions on what kind of gas can be burned. northern california are sending types to help the east coast recover from the storms. a second pg&e team is on the way to help restore power and coast guard teams have been sent to the region. they will mostly help with the removal of hazardous waste. >>> under the pressure to meet the immediate needs of the city, new york mayor michael bloomberg reversed himself yesterday and cancelled tomorrow's new york marathon. sergio quintana talked with runners who were among 47,000 others already in place for the world's largest marathon. >> this would have been the ninth marathon annie mitchell participated in and would have been her final race but she cancelled her plans after seeing the devastation the city is still dealing with. >> i just didn't think it was right that they were pulling resources to help runners when there's people missing, no power, no water, no food, no heat. it just didn't seem right at all. >> she, along with at least half a dozen other san francisco runners, had trained for months to run
night results from around -- across the nation, california and, of course, right here in the bay area. >>> it is 6:05. it's been a week since hurricane sandy hit the east coast. new york has made progress in getting subways running, good news for commuters still having trouble just finding gasoline for their cars and their generators. power slowly being restored with about 1.4 million outages still reported. yesterday's scheduled new york marathon was canceled so a number of runners actually spent time helping the victims of sandy. >> these are marathoners, not even neighbors, probably not staten islanders. look what they're doing, great. >> people of staten island come out to cheer us on every year. so it's the at least i can do is help them out. >> sadly, the weather forecast is not good for thousands of people who have lost everything. there's another storm a nor'easter on its way with freezing temperatures for much of the northeast. >>> people in new jersey are in long lines this morning to get on public transit. gas rationing is in effect in parts of the state. the federal govern
and not in california for the last 15 to 20 minutes. the race is said and done in large part because that is in some e- mail in ballots as well. >> that is one of the interest in things that is why you cannot wait too long to actually put your campaign in gear. people more and more are going to absentee. two reasons. is much more convenient. to in a state like california people like to do other things. this is on of election day. we like to go out and part of the voting machines for republican and democrat is put your vote in now and then get going and call out on a g old tv weather is a nevada arizona or people are driving and flying to the east coast. a good number of people are not in the states that are campaigning elsewhere. >> you say that there are some things that people will be voting on today that did not get as much attention as you would like to highlight. >> from someone who used to be a local elected officials there are racists where people only care about these. yes there is a big presidential race. there is a good universal people for whom there are things on the ballot for themselves
." >> thank you, bob. >>> coming up, decision 2012. california's future is in your hands today. expert analysis on all the key issues, plus, a look at voter turnout and how decisions made by a few could affect us all. >>> which candidates does wall street prefer? that and netflix takes a poison pill. we'll look at business. >>> and, yes, we all had our fun and now we're on the hook. got to pay the piper for that cost. we'll tell you how much taxpayer money is going there to pay off the giants world series victory parade, just ahead. ♪ [ female announcer ] nature exists on the grandest scale... ♪ ...and in the tiniest details. ♪ and sometimes both. nature valley granola thins pack the big taste of granola and dark chocolate into one perfect square, under 100 calories. nature valley granola thins. nature at its most delicious. >>> decision 2012 is yours on this election day. shots of this morning as vice president joe biden is out there casting his ballots in wilmington, delaware. getting the job done. we also have brand-new video of mitt romney. he is casting his ballot just momen
registered voters in california which is 940,000 more registered voters than the lax election. we spoke with the voters to see if they early voted. while others like going to the polls. take a listen. >> the old school route is last minute and so yeah i'm going to do the old school route and i will vote tuesday, tomorrow, and right after work. yeah. that's the way i always do it. i do it every year. >> we always vote by mail. it's easier. get it over with. then i don't have to listen to the hoopla that goes around the election. >> reporter: and some of the major key issues besides the presidential election that voters are concerned about concerns proposition 30 which is the temporary tax and proposition 32 which is the political contributions by poll pais roll deductions measure. coming up we'll talk to more voters to see what are driving them to the polls this election. live in san francisco i'm brian flores ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. don't forget you can follow the election results as they come in tomorrow right here on ktvu channel 2. also on our website and tomorrow
. meanwhile the governing board of california state university has also heeded the plea from governor brown to postpone to was in height. the proposed fees are intended to improve the graduation rate and free classrooms is for 18,000 new students by charging a super senior feat. students who have accumulated 160 units would have been charged a per unit feat. governor brown says the cost should be controlled and not pass a law to students. >> the dow jones industrial average is down a point. sit-in at 12,00749. facebook shares on the rise of 10% of $2 per share. >> now to the latest of the scandal surrounding former cia director david petreas. we learned that he will testify on a congressional hearing on libya despite resigning after having an affair with his biographer paul brought well.broadwell. shd harassing the mills to eight woman that she saw as a romantic rival. possible evidence that there was another affair gondwan. presidet obama is expected make his comments on the federal investigation involving wetreas. >> and nancy pelosi is telling in the new session of congress that she will
in california history. the fair political practice commission spent much of last week in court arguing the phoenix political group must turn over its records. the state supreme court agreed yesterday. the money went to opponents of prop 30. governor brown's tax initiative to help fund public schools. education groups who backed the measure are outraged at the amount of outside influence. >> we had $100,000 put into a school board race in oakland from outside donors. so this is something that the country has to look at. this is about our democracy. it's really not about a single issue or a single race. this is about money influencing how votes are cast and influencing elections unduly. >> governor brown is still at it, touring the state, promoting pop 30, which pollsters say is too close to call. >>> both nationally and locally, this was a critical election. we invite you to stay with us here at nbc bay area and our website, all day tomorrow for complete election coverage throughout the day and night. >>> we have some developing news in the east bay, where a deadly three-
. sources say any announcement won't come until tomorrow. >> four men with ties to southern california facingo;[÷z% terroorism choorjz they're accused of trying to kill americans we'll have more on that spot coming up on abc 7 news at 5:00. >> a pilot of a small plane walked away with miner injuries after crashing near san rafael airport. fire officials tell us the pilot had trouble this morning trying to turn back, he managed to land in a marsh about a mile away. up to 50 gallons of fuel spilled and crews are cleaning that up. >> pittsburgh city crews have restored water service after an overnight water main break affected more than a dozen homes. people lost water service around midnight. >> in redwood city a handful of homes lost service because of a broken main near the government center, firefighters pumped out water and residents were able to return home. >> and workers expect to find a broken road by story road. 24 cher customers have been out water this morning. the water company says four other smaller breaks were report add cross the city. >> happening now in oakland a 24 ho
and this is what we're used to northern california. >> i've put on extra layers to day and lots of hot coffee. we had our indian summer and that's over. >> one of the most obvious signs of the winter season is no. there is a small chance of snow in elevations down to about 3,000 ft.. places like mum diablo may see a light dusting of slow later today -- snow. for those of you that have not left the house grabbing a coat or jacket may be a good idea. >> we see pictures coming in with the ski resorts expected to open the next couple of weeks. >> we will get to the snow in a minute. it looked it feels like it's no because it's so cold out there. >> they is snowing out their daria. there is a dusting of light snow. >> i thought it was just me thinking it was cold. >> know it's actually snowing. take a look at these numbers is almost freezing for santa rosa 34 degrees. 36 were not know and we can actually hit the freezing mark overnight because we lose the cloud cover that keeps us insulated. clear conditions will prove have chilly nights for the next couple of nights. 38 out the door in fairfield 45 i
did to have a chance to meet with the officer of the california highway patrol. >> the driver of the hon the was a bit busy when and he tried to talk to her. >> when you're driving with your headlights on. >> to be honest i thought this car had the automatic lights. >> these were not the only two drivers violating the nearly eight year old law. >> the driver of this truck was rolling along in the rain with no headlights on. >> the driver said he was aware of the law but told the officer he was in a rush and was only driving a few miles. >> this to what he told me. >> you have no headlights on in the driver ran out there. i don't the allies as i can drive very good i can see very good you know. were you aware this was a moving violation? a sense we are on the subject of common-sense watch as the this driver passes our chp cruiser in the rain wipers on line no lights. i wonder what will happen next. >> tell me you did not see that coming. >> you are driving without your headlights on. >> wait there is more. >> how come you were not wearing your seat belts back here. i'm sorry i
is highlighting the bigger weather story. we have some moisture in northern california right now. clouds north of the golden gate bridge. this system will continue to say its way south into the bay area. 3:00 p.m. on tuesday we could pick up some light rain for palo lama and as far as napa. we will continue to see the system grow in intensity by 9:00 p.m. tuesday night. dll on the screen indicates moderate to heavy rain and it will continue to sag in march its way south in the overnight hours. waking up wednesday morning for those of you do have to have to work light rain through the heart of the bay area. the good news is it will start to clear out as we head into the afternoon. 7 day around the bay forecast shows a 10 percent chance of some light rain thanksgiving morning. sunshine will prevail until the afternoon and will be a dry one into the friday. saturday and sunday into the weekend temperatures will be in the upper 60s for your afternoon high. upper '40's low 50s for your overnight lows. 7:17 a.m. and we are on to traffic. >> we continue to monitor a slower ride on the bay bridge with
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